The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
Rank 50 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.53% 0.96% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.87% 2.39% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £313 £388 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +55.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.51 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
155 209 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.54% 40.27% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 144 94
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £44.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £31.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Objective-C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Objective-C across the Essex region.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Objective-C
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Objective-C
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the Essex region.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 2 £265 -
Objective-C
East of England

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 6 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 5 (83.33%) Pair Programming
3 4 (66.67%) Cocoa
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) iOS SDK
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (50.00%) GitHub
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Core Animation
4 3 (50.00%) iPhone SDK
4 3 (50.00%) Core Data
4 3 (50.00%) iPhone
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) Xcode
4 3 (50.00%) Animation
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (50.00%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 4 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 3 (50.00%) Core Animation
2 3 (50.00%) Core Data
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) iPhone SDK
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Animation
2 3 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Pair Programming
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (50.00%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Case Management
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) Data Management
5 2 (33.33%) Document Management
6 1 (16.67%) Android Development
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Infor
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (33.33%) SAP